Wedding Wishes: What to Write in a Wedding Card

Writing a wedding card can feel daunting, but it’s a wonderful opportunity to express your joy and best wishes to the happy couple. Whether you're writing to close friends, colleagues, or family, here are some ideas to inspire you!


Wedding card with an illustration of a car with trailing cans. The number plate on the reads "Just Married"

General Wedding Wishes

Let's keep it simple. These messages are great for any couple:

  • Congratulations on your wedding! Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.
  • Best wishes on this wonderful journey as you build your new lives together.
  • May the years ahead be filled with lasting joy. Congratulations to a lovely couple!


Wedding Wishes for Close Friends

Add a more personal touch in a message for your close friends:

  • So happy for you both! Congratulations on your wedding and best wishes for the future.
  • Wishing you endless love and happiness. Cheers to a beautiful journey ahead!
  • To my dear friends, may your marriage be filled with all the right ingredients: a heap of love, a dash of humor, and a touch of romance.


Funny Wedding Wishes

If you know the couple well, lighten the mood with a more humorous message to congratulate them:

  • Congrats on your wedding! Let the love, laughter, and happily ever after begin.
  • Marriage: an endless sleepover with your favorite weirdo. Congrats!
  • May your marriage be less ‘argue’ and more ‘I love you’!


Sentimental Wedding Wishes

Sometimes you may want to add a heartfelt touch. Here are a few ideas of sentimental messages to write:

  • Your love story is just beginning. May it be filled with joy, laughter, and cherished memories. Congratulations!
  • Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness. Congratulations on your wedding!
  • Your wedding day may come and go, but may your love forever grow. Congratulations!


Wedding Wishes For Colleagues

Thinking of what to write in a wedding card for a colleague or professional contact can be tricky, but here are some appropriate ideas:

  • Best wishes on your marriage. May it be filled with love, joy, and companionship.
  • Congratulations on your wedding! Wishing you success in your journey together.
  • Wishing you both a wonderful wedding day and a life together filled with happiness and love.



Your wedding wishes can add a special touch to the happy couple's big day. Choose a message that resonates with your relationship to them and reflects your heartfelt congratulations.

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